Honors: Tom Diehl and Kerry Tolzmann were inducted into the Wisconsin Water Ski Federation Hall of Fame during the organization’s convention held recently in Green Bay. Diehl, co-owner and general manager of the Tommy Bartlett Show, a Wisconsin Dells attraction since 1952, was honored as a pioneer member among this year’s inductees. He joined Bartlett’s organization in 1967, and became owner with his wife, Margaret, in 1998. Tolzmann is a former Tommy Bartlett skier who began with the Capital City Ski Team — now the Mad-City Ski Team. He has been a professional show skier for 22 years and is also a ski coach.
Scholarships: Twelve local students recently received scholarships from Women In Focus Inc., an organization founded in 1983 to support the education of minority youth. They include West High School student Mariama Bester; La Follette students Feelee Lee and Mariah Morgan; East students Cristian Claudio, Sarina Hills-Blacks, Marcelina Martinez and Brandon Rodriguez-Chan; Memorial students Marisela Gomez-Castellanos and Tasi-Jo McFarlane; Verona student David Smith; and Sun Prairie student Joann Yang. Also, Shawna James-Ragland of Madison Area Technical College was awarded the Miss Annie Mae Scholarship.
Zachary Wood-Doughty, son of Jane Doughty and David Wood and a 2010 graduate of Madison West, was selected as a 2013-14 Goldwater Scholar in Mathematics, Science and Engineering at Carleton College in Northfield, Minn. He is a junior majoring in math and computer science.
Daniel Kuzuhara, son of Loren Kuzuhara and Lavinia Harjani-Kuzuhara of Madison, received a $1,500 scholarship for his piano performance in the Schubert Club’s student competition last month in Minneapolis, Minn. He earned second-place honors in the national collegiate finals. Kuzuhara, a junior at Lawrence University, graduated from Middleton High School in 2010.
Law enforcement recognition: Fellowship Baptist Church of Harmony Grove will recognize law enforcement personnel at the “Blue and White” service at 10 a.m. Sunday at the church, located at N2738 Highway V, Lodi. The public is welcome to attend the service and the lunch that follows.
Donation: The Grainger Foundation, through its Madison location W.W. Grainger Inc., has donated $5,000 to The River Food Pantry. The pantry serves around 600 Dane County families each week.